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  1. White dominions
  2. Ram Mohum Roy
  3. settlement colonies
  4. tropical dependencies
  5. presidencies
  1. a Western European possessions in Africa, Asia, and the South Pacific where small numbers of Europeans ruled large indigenous populations
  2. b Permanent colonies established through exploration or conquest for the purpose of occupying land and controlling labor
  3. c Three districts that made up the bulk of the directly ruled British territories in India; capitals at Madras, Calcutta, and Bombay
  4. d Colonies in which European settlers made up the overwhelming majority of the population; small numbers of native inhabitants were typically reduced by disease and wars of conquest; typical of British holdings in North America and Australia with growing independence in the 19th century
  5. e Western-educated Indian leader, early 19th century; cooperated with British to outlaw sati

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  1. the British general who commanded troops from Charleston, South Carolina. He surrendered his entire army to George Washington after the battle of Yorktown
  2. Born in 1853, played a major political and economic role in colonial South Africa. He was a financier, statesman, and empire builder with a philosophy of mystical imperialism
  3. Battle between the troops of the British east India company and an Indian army under siraj-ud-daula, ruler of Bengal; British victory gave them control of northeast India
  4. Troops that served the British East India Company; recruited from various warlike peoples of India
  5. Movement of Boer settlers in Cape Colony of southern Africa to escape influence of British colonial government in 1834; led to settlement of regions north of Orange River and Natal

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  1. princely statesRuled by Indian princes allied with the raj; agents of the east India company were stationed at their courts to ensure loyalty

          

  2. Robert CliveMovement of Boer settlers in Cape Colony of southern Africa to escape influence of British colonial government in 1834; led to settlement of regions north of Orange River and Natal

          

  3. Boer War (1899-1902)Independent states- orange free state and Transvaal- established during the 1850s in the south african interior by Afrikaners

          

  4. KamehamehaKingdom that controlled interior regions of Java in 17th century; Dutch East India Company paid tribute to the kingdom for rights of trade at Batavia; weakness of kingdom after 1670's allowed Dutch to exert control over all of Java

          

  5. Matarama port city in northeastern Brazil

          

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